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Mercedes To Offer Upgraded Unimogs To Railroad Industry

  With winter coming up, railway companies in Germany and the rest of Europe will look to its fleet of shunting and clearing vehicles to once again do yeoman’s duty in keeping trains on schedule. Unimogs have long been a favorite of operators for their rugged dependability, and Mercedes recognizes this. For the 9th edition of InnoTrans in Berlin (the leading global trade show for the railway industry), Mercedes-Benz is exhibiting new configurations for Unimogs on rails. What should particularly interest industry executives and engineers is the Unimog U400’s adaptability as a shunting vehicle that can do double duty as a snow-clearing vehicle. This adaptation was developed by designing a… Continue Reading »


Unimog Versatility Demonstrated In Scaffolding Business

Apart from being the top choice of overland adventure types, the Unimog can be found all over the globe, performing duties that make full use of its unique strengths and capabilities. In Sonthofen, Germany, the Unimog’s dependability and versatility has inspired a company specializing in scaffoldings to use these Mercedes trucks for the past three decades. Schneider Ltd., has been supplying and renting out scaffoldings to churches, hospitals, schools, industrial buildings and mountain railway stations up to 50 metres high. And one of the scaffolding company’s key operations is renting out over 40 self-propelling aerial working platforms. To this end, the company’s Unimogs have been outfitted with ball type and… Continue Reading »


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